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Albert Yan Wang

Albert Yan Wang

J. Stanley Mackin Distinguished Professor

position: Associate Professor
dept: Department of Finance
phone: (334) 844-5324
office: 315 Lowder Business Building
c.v.: click here

At Auburn since 2016


  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2007
  • M.S., Arizona State University, 2002
  • B.A., Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2000

Professional Activities

Dr. Wang joined Auburn University in 2016. Prior to that, he was the faculty member at University of Alabama and Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, mutual funds and behavioral finance. Dr. Wang has published in Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial StudiesJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Corporate Financial Studies and Financial Management. He won the 2015 Best Paper Reward of the Society for Financial Studies. He is also the recipient of 2017 Outstanding Research Reward of Harbert College of Business. He teaches Financial Management, Quantitative Investment Analysis, Financial Modeling, Cases in Corporate Finance both at the undergraduate and MBA levels, and Empirical Research Methods, Theory of Finance and Investment Seminar for Ph.Ds.
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